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Browsing: Ike Turner
Preston Lauterbachs new book, The Chitlin Circuit and the Road to Rock N Roll explores the electrifying & colorful origins of the famous Chitlin Circuit, a loose trail of small town venues hosting black entertainers.
Today’s B.B. King video is his live performance, on stage at the B.B. King Blues Club, of the song that brought him to widespread fame in 1952, “Three O’Clock Blues”.
Where did “Rock n’ Roll” come from? Is “Rocket ‘88” by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats the very first rock and roll record?